Of Symmetries and Factories, Matter and Antimatter

Weinstein, Alan J. (1993) Of Symmetries and Factories, Matter and Antimatter. Engineering and Science, 57 (1). pp. 25-36. ISSN 0013-7812 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechES:57.1.Weinstein

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Abstract

An elusive subatomic particle called the B decays in a way that violates a fundamental symmetry of nature. Physicists hope to study this decay pattern at a "B Factory," as learning its secrets may explain why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe today.


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